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Gateway laptop wont display my desktop -screen is black

After the windows XP displays and plays its little tune...screen goes black and I never get to my desktop

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  • mickfish Jan 15, 2009

    The back light is on but the Windows XP logo and the desktop never show on the screen. I've replaced the motherboard - now wondering what to check.

  • richgato Apr 12, 2009

    after the windows XP displays and plays its little tune...screen goes black and I never get to my desktop

  • Pat Batta
    Pat Batta May 11, 2010

    since when?
    did you changed something?
    Did you tried to revert to older date?


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Does backlight stay on, or does it look like the screen is turned off? If it looks like it is turned off, can you look extremely closely and see your desktop if held in good light?

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